"Just Tell Them...

I have worked 40 years to make the Women's Suffrage platform broad enough for Atheists and Agnostics to stand upon, and now if need be I will fight the next 40 to keep it Catholic enough to permit the straightest Orthodox religionist to speak or pray and count her beads upon."

Susan B. Anthony

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Just Because I am a Pet Rescuer, I Am Not a Bottomless Pit of Empathy

I left Nursing to get away from the bottomless pit of needs that was once my job.

I left the Church to get away from a bottomless pit of impossible demands.

I left the Democratic Party to get away from a bottomless pit of misogyny.

Now, I'll be damned if the uber needy humans have not followed me into my chosen "hobby" Pet Rescue.

What is it with me? Am I wearing a "kick me" sign on my forehead?? Listen.... I don't want to be told about all your problems, people! Lay on a couch and pay somebody to hear all that. Either you want to work in rescue or you don't.

Geesh.... us Enneagram 2's need a break once in a while, too.


  1. Anonymous4:37 PM

    My ex attracts weirdos. (That probably explains our relationship.)

    If she went to Disneyland on the busiest day of the year and there was one weirdo there, my ex would find him/her.

  2. A lot of us are out here silently admiring you and the work you do, SYD. Don't let the bad apples get you down.

  3. LOL. My PUMA friends are the best.

    Thanks myiq and Annabelle.